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Gut bacteria, regulatory T cells and allergic sensitization in early childhood
The hygiene hypothesis postulates that reduced or altered microbial exposure early in life may lead to impaired immune maturation and, as consequence of this, development of allergic disorders. Thus, we examined if the ...
Barriers and Facilitators of Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention in Early Childhood: A Focus on Parents Results from the IDEFICS Study
Background: Childhood obesity has increased dramatically during the past thirty years. Parents are key persons in their children’s lives and their efforts to create healthy lifestyles are very important. However, social ...
Children injured in traffic in a medical and psychosocial perspective : causes and consequences
Aim: To examine the causes and consequences of road traffic injuries in children from a physical and psychosocial perspective, and to identify unfavourable circumstances and children who are at risk of injury and ...
Parental time pressure and financial stress - Challenges for mental health of Nordic children and adolescents
Mental health problems are a significant public health concern affecting approximately 10-20% of children and adolescents worldwide. Parents’ conditions and experiences are important in determining children’s circumstances, ...
Autism Spectrum Disorders in preschool children: cognitive aspects and interventions
Aim: The overarching aims of this thesis were to (a) gain further insight into the developmental/cognitive aspects of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in young children, and (b) assess outcome after interventions of varying ...